SUGAR LAND, Texas (KTRK) -- Sugar Land police are investigating a wrong-way crash on US-59 at Highway 6 that left one woman dead.
Police responded to reports of a wrong-way driver accident around 2:38 a.m. Monday on the Southwest Freeway southbound at Highway 6.
Investigators say the driver of a truck was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of US-59 when the vehicle hit an SUV head-on.
The female driver of the GMC Envoy did not survive.
The victim was later identified as 20-year-old Diana Jacquelin Ortiz, the Sugar Land Police Department reported.
Investigators suspect the wrong-way driver, who police identified as 35-year-old Johnny Bladimir Martinez, was under the influence. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.
Martinez is facing charges in the crash.
US-59 southbound was shut down for several hours during the investigation.